You asked: What company owns Lazy Dog restaurant?

Who owns Lazy Dog?

Chris Simms, 40, is chief executive and founder of the Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar chain. His father was in the dining business, but “as a typical son, your first reaction is to not do what your dad does,” Simms said.

How many lazy dog locations are there?


In addition to the forthcoming locations in Sacramento, Lazy Dog currently has 26 locations throughout California, Colorado, Nevada and Texas with more on the way. For more information visit

How did lazy dog get its name?

In the early 2000s, Chris Simms and his father opened their first restaurant, which they named Lazy Dog Café (the name changed to Lazy Dog Bar & Restaurant in 2012). Simms came up with the “Lazy Dog” name when on a skiing trip in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

What is the meaning of Lazy Dog?

Someone who is lazy or idle. Come on, you lazy dog—I can’t carry all these groceries by myself. I’m not having any luck getting the kids to go play outside. They’re being total lazy dogs today.

Is Lazy Dog a public company?

Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar is an American casual dining restaurant chain operating in California.

Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar.

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Type Private
Number of locations 40

Is Chris Simms related to Mimi’s Cafe owners?

Chris Simms fell in love with the restaurant industry as an adolescent. But his father, Tom, one of the original owners of Mimi’s Cafe, didn’t push him in that direction. In fact, there was no pressure to go into the family business at all, Simms says.

What city was the first Lazy Dog built in?

In 2003, Chris and his father opened the first Lazy Dog in Huntington Beach, California.

Is Lazy Dog coming to Brentwood?

The Brentwood Planning Commission unanimously approved a design review Tuesday to bring a new Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar to the Streets of Brentwood. The proposal is to construct an 8,014-square-foot restaurant with a 1,416-square-foot, dog-friendly patio at 2435 Sand Creek Road, east of Black Angus and west of Sprouts.

Does Lazy Dog take reservations?

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They do take reservations 24 hours in advance, also Friday night and Saturdays between 4-9 they don’t take reservations because that’s their busy time.

When was Lazy Dog founded?

The menu will be available at all Lazy Dog locations June 7, and will be joined by the new Gluten Free menu, which offers modified versions of Lazy Dog classics for diners with gluten sensitivities.